Children and Pets: comply with safety rules

The care of Pets.
Before you decide to get in my apartment "pet", you should realize the fact that in the first place you start is not for entertainment. After all, you have to…

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Can Guinea pigs swim
If you live Guinea pigs, chances are you occasionally let them walk around the house or on the lawn. And if near the house there is a pond, whether the…

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Unusual Pets. TOP 10
Some people like the house keep the dog, others prefer cats, third like parrots. But there are some unique instances, which prefer unusual Pets . For example, in Australia one…

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Dog for home security

Security at home is a serious task, and, despite the emergence of new security systems, many are not in a hurry to replace a dog “smart” electronic devices. The choice of breeds and raising dogs for home security is becoming of paramount importance. Of course, the protection of the territory the dog considers his, to some extent instinctive need, but some dog breeds are more prone to defend their territory, others are more peaceful, some dogs are aggressive toward members of their own species and will wag her tail at the sight of man. Question what kind of dog to choose for the protection of families with children, or with the prospect of their occurrence requires special attention — even if the dog will not be in contact with children and fulfil the role of “babysitter”, it is better to choose a breed, loyal to children and provide trouble between dogs with children in dog training.

What kind of dog to choose for protection

It is believed that the best dogs for protection — representatives of large breeds, powerful, strong, often angry, in General, is able to protect its master and his property encroached on him from the villains. Usually these are representatives of the true shepherd (bred for herding) and Moloss. It is difficult to say how true Vyborg as a dog for the protection of large rocks. Of course, a large dog looks impressive, one of its kind showing that to encroach on its territory is unsafe. Continue reading

Pets improve social skills in children with autism

A new study shows that children with autism, in which house live Pets (dog, cat, rabbit or other pet), have better social skills than the children in the house which didn’t have any Pets.

Previous research has shown that dogs stimulate social interaction in children with autism. However, the previously never studied the impact of other types of Pets on children with autism.

Dr. Gretchen Carlisle, the author of this study asserts that the presence in the house Pets helps autistic kids communicate with each other and with other people.

Pets serve as “social lubricants”, she explains. The study found increased sociability in autistic children, who live in the house Pets in comparison with these children who had no Pets.

“Children with autism are not always easy to interact with other people,” said Dr. Carlisle. “However, the presence in the house a pet often is itself easy conversation: if a visitor asks about the animal, the child is more likely to come into this conversation”. Continue reading

Dog training, training commands

The training is to develop a hunting dog skills that are needed in everyday life and which facilitate the management of hunting, contribute to the education of her discipline and obedience.

Training is always preceded by the preparation of dogs for hunting and about the same in dogs of different breeds. The prerequisite to successful dog training is uniformity of the supplied commands. You cannot, for example, teaching a dog to lie down, to give various commands: “lie down”, “down”, “lie”, etc.

How to make a team

No less important to observe the following rule: the team that is the signal, has always served before him unconditional support. Thus, teaching your puppy to sit down, first say, “Sit down,” and after 1-2 sec push his rump and pulled the neck back, forcing her to sit down.

A new conditional stimulus is always given previously learned. For example, when teaching young dogs to approach the trainer with the whistle first, give a whistle and after a while a familiar team: “To me”.

The behavior of the trainer, the rewards and punishments of a puppy

The success of the training a young dog largely depends on the behavior of the trainer. When training your puppy need smooth, calm treatment, without irritation, and yelling, and at the same time— discipline, firmness and strict coherence. Continue reading

How to Photograph at the zoo – tips on Photographing animals

Tell me, are you really happy with the Photos that were last made in your favorite zoo? Here are some basic tips to improve the quality of the pictures.

1) Let me not to the fence and feeder, and the animal. Watch out that the frame was filled with the image of the animal . and not his environment, otherwise, they will have to “crop” a picture in a graphics editor.

2) Captures the interaction of animals with each other . A good portrait Photo, but even cuter image happy zoo-families. The tenderness of the mother to the calf always brings warm feelings and Photos reminds us that love exists in the animal Kingdom.

3) Change your shooting angle and camera angles . move around the aviary or cage. Take a view at eye level of the animal, so it will be much more interesting.

4) Spend more time with one animal . do not try to “take” a bunch of obscure Photos with different animals. Give preference to one instance, and after a while you’ll catch a good shot.

5) Be patient! Patience is a real virtue for a pet Photographer. Keep quiet and watch with a camera ready and you will be rewarded with a vengeance! Continue reading

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